Sabah Al-Ahmad City’s is the model for sustainable design and living in Kuwait. South Village, the new city’s logistics and commercial engine, is a showcase for investment and innovation deployed to create a community in harmony with its environment and surroundings.

Sustainable Design & Living for the Future

The design, engineering, construction and materials innovation going into the development of South Village will give it the Middle East’s most efficient logistics and crafts infrastructure. A few of the features that will make South Village a showcase and a model for Kuwait’s future commercial development.

District Cooling

South Village will deploy Kuwait’s first district cooling system, a highly efficient central chilling facility that will re-use treated water for evaporative chiller air conditioning


Refrigeration system reduces power consumption and will emit low Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP) and Global Warming Potential (GWP) gases

Building Efficiency

Building envelopes use high heat resistance materials for walls, roofing, windows to enhance structural efficiency and reduce cooling and power needs


All South Village buildings and facilities operate with LED lighting and other low-power consumption sources

Water Efficiency

Reprocessed water from South Village wastewater treatment plan will supply roughly 60% of operational and nearby agricultural water supplies

Renewable Energy

Solar to power more than 5% of South Village initially, then increase as percentage annually

South Village: Delivering on Sustainability

South Village delivers on Sabah Al-Ahmad's City's promise: a cleaner, greener, safer, healthier and more prosperous way to live and work

  • Integrated Facilities & Land Management
  • Upgraded Land, Air & Sea Connections
  • Competitive ICT for Knowledge Economy
  • Sustainable Housing Alternatives
  • Smart Transport
  • Improved Infrastructure for Trade
  • Smart Technology
  • Livable, Harmonious Environment
  • Green Spaces & Infrastructure
  • Reduced Emissions, Better Air Quality
  • Water Resource Management
  • Improved Waste Management
  • Use of Renewables